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Product • By AluformFreestyle Cassettes

Freestyle Cassettes

The cassettes can be used as an internal wall and ceiling cladding, as well as for external facade designs.Aluform Freestyle cassettes are available in the standard construction widths of 200–750 mm in a 50 mm grid and lengths of up to 2,900 mm*. Freestyle cassettes are manufactured with a shadow gap concealed fixing.Freestyle cassettes are available with the Aluform FM substructure. The FM substructure enables errorfree, quick and easy fixing. In addition, due to the nature of the system, mixed facades can be created using other products (e. g. Aluform siding or Aluform FM cassettes). * Special dimensions on request. More

Product • By WoodtoneChrometallics


A luminous metallic finish on durable smooth fiber cement and engineered wood siding products. Chrometallics™ groundbreaking coating was developed in partnership with Sherwin Williams and is backed by a 15-year coating warranty in addition to the fiber cement or engineered wood substrate warranty. This metallic-look siding solution has the desired metallic brilliance and is an easy to install alternative for aluminum and metal siding.  More

Product • By Basaltina® Natural StoneBasaltina® Selcino Chiselled

Basaltina® Selcino Chiselled

Basaltina® Selcino epitomizes the sleek minimalism of the modern world. Norman Foster and Renzo Piano, renowned masters of contemporary architecture, have both insisted on using Basaltina® Selcino for some of their most famous and ambitious projects. The New Winspear Opera House and the Aurora Place are just two examples of magnificent spaces enhanced by Basaltina® Selcino. More

Product • By Lamboo Technologies LLCLamboo® Rainscreen™

Lamboo® Rainscreen™

The Lamboo® Rainscreen™ Series Product Line offers the next evolution in interior/exterior bamboo cladding and bamboo siding product solutions. Lamboo® Rainscreen™ utilizes our engineered laminated bamboo along with a hidden clipping system that can be used in a variety of applications. Lamboo® Rainscreen™ products offer strength, rigidity, and uniformity making this product ideal for project integration.Ideal applications: Indoor/outdoor wall cladding and siding, fascia, soffit, canopy ceilings, and other applications as requested. More

Project • By BandaluxOffices

Air Liquide headquarters

Air Liquide Welding’s new headquarters, constructed in 2015, is an HQE (standard for sustainable buildings in France) certified building that spans 4500 m². For this international company, this building is an opportunity to innovate as it combines ecology, economy and the well-being of its workers. This green building model has a capacity for 240 people and was designed by CDA architecture firm in Toulouse, France. It is equipped with numerous devices aimed at reducing carbon footprint, such as smart lighting control and automatic opening and closing programs for the Aire® venetian shades by Bandalux which are installed in triple pane windows. The centralized system improves the building’s insulation and climate control system enabling w... More

Project • By Cupa PizarrasApartments

Apartment buildings in Fredericia

CUPACLAD® 201 was the perfect cladding system for this contemporary residential complex. These innovative ventilated façade systems create a modern look to these buildings while offering a sustainable cladding solution. STYLE AN INNOVATION FOR A DANISH RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX These apartment buildings are located in Fredericia, in the eastern part of Denmark. In order to get a unique character but also a durable building, the façades of these modern dwellings were covered with the natural slate rainscreen cladding systems CUPACLAD®. For this project, the architects chose CUPACLAD® 201, identified by the use of stainless steel visible fixings. The contrast between natural slate and steel gives this cladding an exclusive contemporary... More

Product • By RockpanelRockpanel Metallics

Rockpanel Metallics

Make a striking design statement with your building. Give it shine and lustre with a modern engineered facade of Rockpanel Metallics. The metallic sheen created with the Metallics range plays with the light to create unexpected colours and effects.Rockpanel Metallics is used as façade/rainscreen cladding in ventilated constructions.Five Metallics designs are offered: Gold, White Aluminium, Graphite Grey, Anthracite Metallic and Grey Aluminium, allowing architects to create a full range of contemporary finished façades.However, truly first class design not only requires beautiful aesthetics, but also outstanding building performance. Just like all other Rockpanel products, the designs are durable and sustainable, achieving a Green Guide A+ r... More

Product • By Barroco Wall DecorationNEW: Barroco Bamboo Collection

NEW: Barroco Bamboo Collection

Xcel Stones introduces a new collection as an addition to the assortment of Barroco Stone Panels: wall cladding with various thickness made from bamboo, the Bamboo Collection. Bamboo is an environment friendly product and a beautiful material for wall finishes. Two colors will be introduced under the Barroco Bamboo Collection: Bamboo Safari and Bamboo Dawn. The unique texture and color of these materials are realized by applying a special production process. Because of this, the Barroco Bamboo Collection has a very exclusive texture and color. For more information visit our website: www.barroco.nl/en More

Product • By SureSet Permeable PavingPermaSlab®


SureSet PermaSlab® has been developed to provide landscape architects, developers and contractors with the opportunity to realise the benefits of permeable resin bound surfacing, but in a standard 500 x 500 x 40mm paving format. Manufactured using our proven resin bound technology, the PermaSlab® range provides permeable paving slabs which are ideal for paths, patios, seating areas and garden features. The PermaSlab® is easy to cut, making laying a fast and straight forward process. Each PermaSlab® is highly durable, UV-stable and resistant to frost and oil damage, ensuring that its appearance won’t fade or be compromised over time. The range offers a choice of mellow golden tones and rich browns to give great design flexibility, with... More

Product • By Ceramiche Refin S.p.A.Artech


Artech is an innovative collection for elegant, modern interiors such as lofts and showrooms. Its extraordinary LUMINESCENCE allows for the creation of high-tech surfaces very similar to metal, but more DURABLE and easy to maintain. There is a complete choice of indoor MULTISIZE and outdoor matchable solutions, trim tiles and baseboards for top-class detailed finishings. More

Product • By EdfanZatoh


Zatoh tiles are cement based artisanal products. It´s composition allows achieving big size and low thickness pieces. High performance, great resistance and high durability. For interior and exterior use. UV resistant. different colours and textures. ADVANTAGES Fast. easy installation. Versatile. on existing or new floors. Clean. no waste. does not require any sectors for preparing mixtures and storing materials. Hidric resources optimization. does not require water for installation. Acustic insulation. lowers sound transition. Light. sqm weight transmitted to the structure is lower than traditional system. Economic. reduces transport costs. does not require freights to take bonding material to work. Ergonomic. due to t... More

Project • By SureSet Permeable PavingParks/Gardens

Public access to play space

Background Planning applications were proposed to Cambridge Council to build a new housing development with 2,300 new dwellings. The aim was to develop spaces that the existing community and potentially the new residents would use having a sense of pride and ownership whilst feeling like one development. The proposed plans for the new development were approved early this year. Solution To use sustainable and durable products that would coordinate safe and welcoming walkways throughout the development and create spaces with challenging yet inspirational play environments for all ages to enjoy. Artist Simon and Tom Bloor were working with Cambridge Council to design various coordinating pathways that would lead residents and childre... More

Project • By ROCKWOOL International A/SExhibitions

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Sitting prominently beside the Petronas Twin Towers, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre combines clean, modern lines through its external form with subtle design that expresses the Malaysian culture and traditions. The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre was built as the premier venue for staging large international conventions and exhibitions previously beyond the country's scope. The distinctive bird-like design of the roof demands specific requirements especially in terms of acoustic performance, ease of maintenance and durability. The specific challenges faced in the development of the roof construction were ensuring the roof was long lasting and that it provided the best indoor acoustic climate. ROXUL Hardrock 80 on a flat roof mem... More

Product • By Formica GroupFormica Compact®

Formica Compact®

Washrooms contend with a range of issues that must be considered such as high levels of humidity and high traffic, hygiene and maintenance requirements, as well as accessibility and inclusive design. Factors such as safety, security, and privacy must be kept in mind. Formica Compact® is the ideal choice for washroom environments as it is hard wearing, long-lasting, non porous, and impact resistant. Also available in Formica® Laminate, the original High Pressure Laminate. More

Product • By SureSet Permeable PavingSureCell®


SureCell® Designed to be faster, easier and cheaper to install than tarmac and concrete, SureCell® is an interlocking honeycomb structure that provides the ideal base for small areas whilst being durable and eco-friendly. Perfect for driveway extensions and around trees, it perfectly complements a top layer of SureSet and gives you double the permeability with a beautiful finish. Our SureCell base system is ideal for areas that require base preparations which are faster, cheaper and easier than laying tarmac or concrete. Laid directly onto compacted stone and then in-filled with gravel, it provides an incredibly strong and stable surface which is ideal for heavy vehicular traffic and footfall. The benefits of a SureCell base sys... More